Oral memoirs of Don Griffis: An interview conducted on February 15th, 2022

dc.contributorGriffis, Don
dc.contributorHunt, Bruce A.
dc.contributorHuntley, Allison D.
dc.date.accessioned2023-01-30T15:53:34Z
dc.date.available2023-01-30T15:53:34Z
dc.date.created2022-02-15
dc.date.issued2023-01-30
dc.descriptionIncludes interview transcript, letter, and discharge papers.
dc.descriptioncontained in: William and Don Griffis Vietnam War Oral History Archive
dc.descriptionOriginally recorded in WAV format at 1411 kbps.
dc.description.abstractDon Griffis was born in Texas in 1942. He grew up in San Angelo and his father was a WWII veteran. He enlisted into the Marines in 1961 after attending college. He served as a captain in the Force Logistics Command in the Vietnam War, maintaining many duties. Griffis discusses his experiences and quotes from his book Eagle Days: A Marine Legal/Infantry Officer in Vietnam. This interview contains his recounts of training in Quantico, his work as a legal officer, his times of rest, race relations within the units, and his pride in his service. Griffis served at a time of upheaval in America and recounts how veterans were treated when they came back from deployment.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipSan Angelo Area Foundationen_US
dc.format.extent1 hr., 3 min., 25 sec.
dc.format.extent58 MB
dc.format.extent1 online resource (1 audio file, 52 pages, 2 image files)
dc.format.mimetypeaudio/mp3
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2346.1/39102
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.titleOral memoirs of Don Griffis: An interview conducted on February 15th, 2022en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US
dc.typeOtheren_US
dc.type.genreInterviews
dc.type.genreOral histories

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